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'Age of Mythology' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 7:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble has released a new patch for their 3D RTS Age of Mythology. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.07 and fixes "many exploits and crashes", offers some unit balancing changes, ESO improvements, and allows people to communicate with those who have the Titans expansion pack installed. Read more for download links ...

'C&C Generals' & 'Zero Hour' - Upcoming Patch Info

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released information about what we can expect in the upcoming C&C Generals v1.7 patch (and the corresponding Zero Hour v1.01 patch). No specific release date has been set, but it should be "coming in the next few weeks." (thanks Bluesnews) Read more for a detailed fix list ...

'Sonic Heroes' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Read more for 50+ new screens or check the new trailer...

'Korea: Forgotten Conflict' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Korea: Forgotten Conflict is a 3D Real Time Strategy game based on the war that no-one, save for those involved, wants to remember. In game film sequences will reinforce the atmosphere and realism within this fully interactive environment. Although there were 450,000 Allies lost in conflict (and, to date, there are still more than 8,000 servicemen unaccounted for), Communist casualties amounted to nearly 2 million. Maybe you can lessen these numbers (thanks GenGamers). Read more for some screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Front Mission 4 - Trailer
  • Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna - Trailer
  • Max Payne 2 - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released a patch for their recently released FPS game Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior. Only available in Europe for now, Fire Warrior follows one day in the tumultuous life of a young Tau warrior who must battle alone against a force that shows no mercy: The Imperium (thanks 3DGamers). No details available as to what it fixes, read more for download links ...

'Halo' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has issued a new patch for their recently released shooter Halo: Combat Evolved. This upgrade brings your retail copy to v1.02 and adds support for multiple instances to the Bungie dedicated server, enabling Bungie & the community to roll out many more servers for gamers. Also introduced are client support for RCon (Remote Console), allowing dedicated server operators to have control over their servers running in data centers. This patch works for all previous versions. Read more for download links ...

'Combat Mission 2: Barbarossa to Berlin' Special Edition Ships

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment announces that "Combat Mission 2: Barbarossa to Berlin" Special Edition for the PC is available in retail stores.

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' Gets Peter Gabriel Music

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has teamed up with Peter Gabriel to add a distinctive sound to its Myst franchise of games. Gabriel will provide the song, "Burn You Up, Burn You Down" for the November release of Uru: Ages Beyond Myst and the world-renowned artist will also provide an original composition for the next game in the series. Myst is one of the most widely recognized game brands in history, with more than 12 million copies sold worldwide.

'LotR: War Of The Ring' - Pre-Order And Become Beta Tester

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced that thousands of additional gamers will have the opportunity to participate in the public beta test for The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring (War of the Ring), their upcoming real-time strategy game due to be released on November 4th. Read more for details ...